Charles A., Elizabeth, and Charles E. Kading Papers, 1893-1976

Summary Information

Title: Charles A., Elizabeth, and Charles E. Kading Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1893-1976

  • Kading, Charles A., 1874-1956
  • Kading, Charles E., 1907-1992
  • Kading, Elizabeth Holste, 1877-1925
Call Number: Wis Mss TX; Mss 426; M75-382; M78-495; M93-252; PH 1173

Quantity: 5.2 c.f. (13 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder); plus additions of 0.4 c.f., 343 photographs, 6 transparencies, and 1 drawing

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Charles A. Kading, a Watertown, Wisconsin lawyer and Progressive Republican Congressman; of his wife, Elizabeth, a lawyer and president of the Wisconsin State Board of Control, and of their son, Charles E., a lawyer and county court judge. The senior Kading's congressional career is documented in correspondence demonstrating his constituents' concerns and his contacts with the Fox River Improvement Association, the Portage Deep Waterway Committee, and the United States Federal Radio Commission. Also present are speeches and other material related to the elder Kadings' employment as educators with the Theresa, Wisconsin school system, which ended in 1900. The Charles E. Kading papers pertain to his Naval training in World War II, his years as a member of the Watertown City Council, and his fight as a Jefferson County court judge against a rule requiring complete financial disclosure by judges.

Language: English, German

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